UPL

UPL: Onduparaka Beat Busoga To Move Third

Tuesday, January 28
*Mbarara City 0-0 Vipers
*Kyetume 0-2 KCCA FC
*Onduparaka FC 2-1 Busoga
*Proline 2-1 Police
*Tooro United 1-1 URA SC

Onduparaka FC beat Busoga United 2-1 in a StarTimes league game played at Greenlight Stadium, Arua.

Julius Malingumu put the hosts in front with a header off Jamal Malish’s cross in the 24th minute – This was the striker’s seventh goal in the league.

Nelson Mandela levelled matters for Busoga three minutes later as the first half ended one all.

Onduparaka scored what proved to be the winner, Rashid Okocha benefiting from poor defending to loop a beauty over Rogers Omedwa in the the 69th minute to seal a 2-1 victory.

L-R: George Kasonko (Busoga), Jamal Malish, Rashid Kakooza. Onduparaka photo.

The Caterpillars who started the day in sixth place, move third with 30 points, joint level with Villa who have a game in hand.

The club who were ousted from Uganda Cup by Bugamba FC, will visit Vipers SC in their next league game.

Busoga suffered their first league loss in 2020 after winning their first three second round games.

Coached by Abbey Kikomeko, Busoga will be at home in the Jinja Derby against BUL FC.

Action between Onduparaka and Busoga United (white and blue) at Greenlight Stadium, Arua. Onduparaka photo

Teams Used

Onduparaka FC – Yusuf Wasswa, Rashid Okocha, Gasper Alex, Rashid Muhammed, Denis Andama, Hassan Muhamood, Rajab Kakooza, Adinho Gibson, Ezra Bida, Jamal Malish, Julius Malingumu.

Busoga United – Rogers Omedwa, Julius Debbo, Nelson Mandela, Abubaker Otwau, Franco Magero, Douglas Muganga, Jeromy Kirya, George Kasonko, Lawrence Tezikya, Ivan Wani, David Bagoole

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